Get Involved



Register as an individual or create a team! Once you’ve registered, you can customize your personal fundraising page to share what motivates you to participate in DogFest and why you support Canine Companions®. Start fundraising and spread the word about this fun dog- and family-friendly event! Find the event nearest you and register today.


You can support Canine Companions assistance dogs through DogFest by making an online donation today! Donate to an individual or to a specific DogFest event to show your support. Funds raised go towards pairing our expertly trained assistance dogs with people with disabilities, free of charge. The experience is life-changing, and it’s all thanks to people like you who support our mission. Every dollar makes a difference! Search for the individual or event to make your donation.


DogFest wouldn’t be possible without the support of committed volunteers. You can get involved in a variety of ways. Join a local DogFest committee to help plan event publicity, logistics, participant recruitment, entertainment or sponsorship. You may also volunteer the day of DogFest by helping with registration, greeting participants, providing directions and so much more. We’ll find a great spot for you, and there’s something for everyone. Click here to register to volunteer!


Sponsorship of DogFest is a great way for companies to support of Canine Companions while engaging your employees, clients and customers in a worthy cause. Sponsors help Canine Companions fulfill our mission of providing expertly trained assistance dogs to people with disabilities, free of charge. Not only do you support a wonderful cause, you receive great exposure in the community and provide leadership and volunteer opportunities for your employees or organization’s members! Sponsorship comes in many forms, each with their own benefits package. Suitable types of sponsorship include a cash sponsorship gift or an equivalent in-kind donation of product or service to put on a DogFest event. Download our sponsorship brochure for information on levels and benefits or request information from a staff partner.

Festival booths

You can make a difference! The festival puts the “fest” in DogFest and we invite you to participate as a booth vendor. Your organization or business will have an unparalleled opportunity to promote the scope of your business or services to a targeted and captive audience of dog lovers, adults, children and the community-at-large. Click here to request for information.